February 9, 2007
Who Really Won the 2000 Election
Headlines for Monday, February 18th, 2002
"The Best Democracy Money Can Buy": A Look at Enron, Argentina, and George Bush's Theft Of The 2000 Presidential Elections with Investigative Journalist Greg Palast
The taint of the Enron scandal keeps spreading, implicating an ever-wider array of Washington politicos. Among the latest to fall within its shadow are Army Secretary Thomas White and former Christian Coalition director Ralph Reed. According to today's Washington Post, Reed sent a memo to Enron just weeks before the 2000 Presidential Election in which he offered to help the company deregulate the electricity industry by working his "good friends" in Washington. At the time, Reed was serving as a campaign adviser to Bush.
A President's Day Special: On the Day the Nation Honors All Its Presidents, Democracy Now! Asks, Who Really Won the 2000 Election?
Today is President's Day, the national holiday honoring all presidents of the United States. Good presidents, bad presidents, long-dead presidents, recent presidents. It even honors impeached presidents. But what about illegitimate presidents? Does a person who was selected rather than elected get to bask in the glow of this holiday?
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